Posted on September 13, 2021
Express Entry is one of the most popular Canadian immigration pathways for foreign nationals with skilled work experience. It’s an application management system, which is designed to accept and process PR applications under the following economic immigration programs:
Candidates who enter the Express Entry pool are awarded a score and a rank using the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The scores are given out of 1200 based, and those who are among highest ranking candidates get an invitation to apply for Canada PR in an upcoming Express Entry draw.
As mentioned, to get an ITA, you must be among the highest-ranking candidates. Therefore, you must aim to grab maximum points under CRS.
Let’s have a look at those top six ways.
Apply for provincial nomination
With a provincial nomination in your account, you get 600 additional points towards your overall CRS scores. There are a lot of Canadian provinces that run Express Entry aligned PNP streams. You must show that you are interested in moving to a province or territory. If any province finds you eligible, you’ll get a notification of interest in your Express Entry account.
Re-take language test
Another way to instantly increase your CRS score is to aim for a better IELTS score, i.e., up to CLB 9 or above. It’ll help you get up to 260 points under language ability. You can also claim additional points for French language ability.
Gain more work experience
While applying via Express Entry, your skilled work experience plays a crucial role in the selection process. If you gain more than 8 years of skilled work experience in an occupation listed under National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill level O, A or B, you can claim more points.
Claim spousal points
If you have a spouse, you may claim more points, if:
If you want to immigrate to Canada via Express Entry and your overall CRS score are lower than expected, you may increase the same using the tips mentioned above. For assistance, you may contact our certified immigration expert at Visas Avenue on a Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or drop us your queries (if any) at email@example.com.